Our immigration attorneys focus on legal issues revolving around immigration which is the process of leaving one country to live or stay in another country and primarily to assist people to go through the complex process of immigrating to a new country. We also help foreign nationals who intend to visit Nigeria for either business or tourism purposes to process their short stay visas and business visas and residence permit. We advise clients on how to apply for visas, review documents before submission at the embassies, provide helpful interview tips for a successful visa approval at the consulate office, process green cards, and citizenship applications. We also represent our clients in court if they are facing deportation, seeking asylum or having other legal issues related to their immigration status. Under our immigration law practice, we offer the following legal services viz:

For Nigerian applicants seeking to travel overseas for tourism or business purposes or looking forward to secure admission into foreign universities and colleges, we render the following legal services:

  1. Assist in application and processing of tourist/visitor visas or student visas,
  2. Assist Nigerian students in applying and securing admissions into foreign universities and colleges in Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America, Republic of Ireland, Schengen countries and South Africa,

iii.        Process innovator visas, nomad visas and global mobility applications for IT enthusiasts as well as assist immigrants with foreign job offers to process their work visas to join their employers overseas,

  1. Process spousal or settlement visas, dependent visa, super visas for parents and family reunion applications,
  2. Assist clients to enter an appeal on their behalf in cases of visa refusal and visa denial by the consulate office,
  3. Process golden visas and citizenship by investment for high-net-worth individuals (HNIs), register companies overseas and purchase properties for clients abroad,

vii.       Package conferences, seminars and workshops between Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and High Commissions or Embassies of various countries.

For foreign nationals or expatriates seeking visas to visit Nigeria either for tourism or business purposes, we provide the following legal services:

  1. Apply and obtain subject-to-renewal (STR) visas,
  2. Apply and obtain Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC) as well as employment and labour certifications,

iii.        Apply and obtain Temporary Work Permit (TWP), Expatriate Quota, import and export licenses as well as other government permits,

  1. Renew Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC),
  2. Represent foreign nationals in deportation and asylum proceedings in court.
  3. Render professional legal advice to foreign investors on the ease doing business in Nigeria,

vii.       Interface with diplomatic missions regarding issues of international humanitarian aid services, supervision and utilization of donor agencies fund on projects in Nigeria and Africa.

Citizenship by Investment is another route to secure second citizenship and passport in another country by investing in its economy. It is a legal process to grant individuals and, in some cases, their families – dual citizenship in exchange for a financial contribution to the country’s economy. This program permits countries to channel generated funds into developing healthcare, education, infrastructure, and more.

In exchange, investors are granted citizenship alongside their home nation, provided their country of origin allows dual citizenship. Depending on the country, there are specific requirements for the investment you can make, and different benefits associated with the citizenship you acquire.

You can get a second passport in as little as four months in exchange for investing a lump sum of money in the form of:

(a.)  Bond Investment, (b.) Capital Investment, (c.) Joint Investment, (d.) Real Estate Investment, (e.) Job Creation, (f.) Purchase of government bonds, and (g.) Donations to a sustainable growth fund, development funds, the national economic fund, or otherwise.

There are only a handful of countries around the world that currently offers citizenship by investment program, five of which are located in The Caribbean which includes: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Kitts and Nevis. Other countries that offer citizenship by investment scheme include:

Anguilla, Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA), and Vanuatu.

Each year, hundreds of wealthy clients rely on our expertise and experience in this area to explore many countries worldwide offering citizenship by investment programs, residency and passports through investment opportunities in Europe, USA, Canada and The Caribbean which their benefits include the right to live in a safe and secure environment with quality healthcare services, do business, access global markets, invest in real estate, obtain golden visa and many more.

If you are looking to obtain global mobility, better healthcare, and a secure future for yourself and your family, our citizenship by investment guide offers everything you need to know as we examine the best citizenship by investment program available and explain all the terms and requirements so you can start your dual citizenship journey. Get in touch with us for a free consultation on citizenship by investment program available in any country of your choice and we shall assist you to process and obtain second citizenship and passport in another country by investing in its economy.

Under immigration law, our areas of interest cover a wide range of duties including:

  1. Help clients complete visa applications or other government forms,
  2. Ensure that clients have the requisite documentations such as valid passports, adequate proof of funds, proper health insurance packages, confirmed hotel bookings and airline tickets which will enable clients to legally travel out of Nigeria or enter into Nigeria without having issues with immigration officials at the port of entry,
  3. Assist clients with issues related to citizenship, including naturalization applications and citizenship by investment,
  4. Represent clients in immigration court proceedings and other legal proceedings related to immigration status,
  5. Draft contracts related to international business transactions involving the exchange of money, goods, or services,
  6. Provide professional legal advice on how to obtain temporary visas for business or pleasure purposes,
  7. Provide legal representation for individuals seeking asylum, or facing deportation or removal from any country,
  8. Assist non-citizens with issues related to family-based petitions, including translating documents and providing information about the application process,
  9. Advocate for clients in front of immigration judges or other government officials to help them obtain legal status,
  10. Review clients’ records and documents to identify any errors that may have occurred during previous applications or proceedings.

Our immigration attorneys are trained to give you expert advice on the visa process and documents required for various immigration pathways and will also guide you on preparing applications as well as arrange documents before they are submitted including the provision of relevant interview tips and finally represent clients interest before any court or tribunal or government agencies over any immigration issues.

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